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REFERENCE TITLE NAME BORN DIED   TITLE NAME BORN DIED COMMENTS
12 King Joan VI of Portugal 1767 1826 Infanta Carlton Joaquina of Spain 1775 1830 Joao, with his mother (Queen Maria I (1734-1816)) and the rest of the Portuguese Royal family retreated to their colony of Brazil in 1807 (left Portugal on 28 November 1807 and arrived in Brazil on 22 January 1808) to escape Napoleon's invading army. Joao was Prince Regent of Portugal and Brazil at the time as his mother Maria I was Queen of the two countries until her death in 1816.
Carlota Joaquina was a sister to King Fernando VII of Spain
12.1 Infanta Maria Teresa of Portugal (Princess of Beira) 1793 1874 Infant Pedro Carlos of Spain 1786 1812  
12.1 Infanta Maria Teresa of Portugal (Princess of Beira) 1793 1874 Infant Carlos of Spain (Count of Molina) 1788 1855 Infant Carlos married firstly Infanta Maria Teresa's sister Infanta Maria Francisca. Carlos was a brother to King Fernando VII of Spain , in 1833 Fernando set aside the Salic Law of succession to enable his daughter Isabel to succeed him. Following the death of Fernando, his brother Carlos laid claim to the Spanish throne which led to the Carlist War 1833-1839 and following the defeat of his supporters Carlos was forced to leave the country for France. Carlos and his descendants continued their claim to the Spanish Throne and the Carlist War finally ended in 1876.
12.11 Infant Sebastion of Spain and Portugal 1811 1875 Princess Marie Amelia of Bourbon-Two Sicilies 1818 1857 See 37.5J
12.11 Infant Sebastion of Spain and Portugal 1811 1875 Infanta Cristina of Spain 1833 1902  
12.2 Infante Francisco António of Portugal (Prince of Beira) 1795 1801          
12.3 Infanta Maria Isabel Francisca of Portugal 1797 1818 King Fernando VII of Spain 1784 1833 King Fernando was married four times:
First - Princess Marie Antoinetta of Bourbon-Two Sicilies
Second - Infanta Maria Isabel Francisca of Portugal
Third - Princess Maria Josepha of Saxony
Fourth - Princess Maria Cristina of Bourbon-Two Sicilies
12.4 King Pedro IV de Alcántara of Portugal (Emperor Pedro I of Brazil) 1798 1834 Archduchess Marie Leopoldine of Austria 1797 1826 See 19.6 - Brazil was demanding independence from Portugal and Pedro was proclaimed Emperor of Brazil (as Pedro I) on 12 October 1822. He also succeeded to the throne of Portugal on the death of his father and as he didn't want to leave Brazil he abdicated the Portuguese throne in favour of his daughter Maria on 29 April 1826. Pedro also abdicated the Brazilian Throne on 7 April 1831 in favour of his son Pedro II in order to return to Portugal to fight for the restoration of his daughter Maria to the throne of Portugal.
Marie Leopoldine died of a miscarriage having had seven previous births on an annual basis from 1819 to 1825. One newspapaer reported she died in consequence of premature accouchement.
Pedro IV died of tuberculosis
12.4 King Pedro IV de Alcántara of Portugal (Emperor Pedro I of Brazil) 1798 1834 Princess Amelie of Leuchtenberg (Amelie de Beauharnais) 1812 1873 See 18.24 - Brazil was demanding independence from Portugal and Pedro was proclaimed Emperor of Brazil (as Pedro I) on 12 October 1822. He also succeeded to the throne of Portugal on the death of his father and as he didn't want to leave Brazil he abdicated the Portuguese throne in favour of his daughter Maria on 29 April 1826. Pedro also abdicated the Brazilian Throne on 7 April 1831 in favour of his son Pedro II in order to return to Portugal to fight for the restoration of his daughter Maria to the throne of Portugal. Pedro IV died of tuberculosis
12.41 Queen Maria II of Portugal 1819 1853 Duke August of Leuchtenberg (2 nd Duke of Leuchtenberg) 1810 1835 See 18.23 - Maria became Queen of Portugal in 1826. A Coup d'etat by her uncle Miguel in 1828 resulted in him being proclaimed King of Portugal 1828 to 1834. Miguel was ousted in 1834, permanently leaving the Country thereby enabling restoration of Maria as Queen. Maria died giving birth to her stillborn son, , Infant Eugenio.
August and Maria were married by absence on 1 Dec 1834 and in person at Lisbon 26 Jan 1835 and an interesting article relating to their marriage contract.
In February 1831 Duke August was one of three candidates considered as the new King of the Belgians. However none of these candidates succeeded since the throne went to Prince Leopold of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha.
An interesting account of the visit of Maria and her mother Amelie to the British Royal family in late 1833 and the strange circumstances of the Duke of Leuchtenberg hiding on board the ship transporting the Queen of Portugal to England and the intended search by three gendarmes before being obstructed by the captain of the ship.
A report on the death of August.
12.41 Queen Maria II of Portugal 1819 1853 Prince Ferdinand of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha 1816 1885 See 28.51 - Maria became Queen of Portugal in 1826. A Coup d'etat by her uncle Miguel in 1828 resulted in him being proclaimed King of Portugal 1828 to 1834. Miguel was ousted in 1834, permanently leaving the Country thereby enabling restoration of Maria as Queen. Maria died giving birth to her stillborn son, Infant Eugenio Prince Ferdinand was the King Consort of Portugal.
New York Times Report of death of Prince Ferdinand
12.411 King Pedro V of Portugal 1837 1861 Princess Stephanie of Hohenzollern 1837 1859 See 6.2 - Pedro died of typhoid fever, whilst his wife Princess Stephanie died from diphtheria.
New York Times Obituary on King Pedro V.
A further newspaper article on the death of Pedro.
The curse of typhoid fever in the Portuguese Royal Family
12.412 King Luiz I of Portugal 1838 1889 Princess Maria Pia of Savoy 1847 1911 See 8.15 - New York Times obituary on King Luiz I
12.4121 King Carlos I of Portugal 1863 1908 Princess Marie Amelia of Orleans 1865 1951 See 13.111 - Carlos and his son Prince Louis were assassinated in Lisbon.
An interesting article regarding the forthcoming marriage of Carlos and Marie Amelia.
Birth Registration of Princess Marie Amelie
12.41211 Infante Luiz Felipe of Portugal (Prince of Beira) 1887 1908         Luiz and his father King Carlos were assassinated in Lisbon
12.41212 Infanta Maria Anna of Portugal 1887 1887          
12.41213 King Manuel II of Portugal 1889 1932 Princess Auguste Viktoria of Hohenzollern 1890 1966 See 6.111 - Manuel succeeded his father King Carlos I in 1908 when Carlos and Manuel's elder brother Crown Prince Luiz were assassinated in Lisbon.
Manuel was overthrown by a revolution on 5 October 1910 and was forced to flee to England, King George V having ordered the royal yacht Victoria and Albert to Gibraltar to convey Manuel and his mother to England.
An interesting article published just after his overthrow.
Manuel suffered a terrible death by suffocation caused by an oedema of the glottis or larynx (depending on which source is consulted).
Death Registration of King Manuel II
The Twickenham Museum page on King Manuel II
12.4122 Infante Alphonso of Portugal (Duke of Orporto) 1865 1920   Nevada Hayes Stoody 1885 1941  
12.413 Infanta Maria of Portugal 1840 1840          
12.414 Infante Joao of Portugal (Duke of Beja) 1842 1861         Infant Joao died of typhoid fever
12.415 Infanta Maria Anna of Portugal 1843 1884 King Georg of Saxony 1832 1904 See 26.665
12.416 Infanta Antonia of Portugal 1845 1913 Prince Leopold of Hohenzollern 1835 1905 See 6.1 - Leopold was offered the Spanish Crown in 1870 following a revolution in Spain on 30 September 1868 and the expulsion of Queen Isabel from Spain; the throne had been offered to three other candidates who had all refused. France, however objected to Leopold's candidacy and eventually it led to the Franco-Prussian war.
12.417 Infante Ferdnando of Portugal 1846 1861         Infante Ferdnando died of typhoid fever
12.418 Infante Augusto of Portugal (Duke of Coimbra) 1847 1889          
12.419 Infante Leopoldo of Portugal 1849 1849          
12.41J Infanta Maria da Gloria of Portugal 1851 1851          
12.41K Infant Eugenio of Portugal 1853 1853          
12.42 Prince Miguel of Brazil 1820 1820          
12.43 Prince João Carlos of Brazil (Prince of Beira) 1821 1822          
12.44 Princess Januária Maria of Brazil (Princess Imperial of Brazil) 1822 1901 Prince Luigi Carlo of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (Count di Aquila) 1824 1897 See 37.5M
12.45 Princess Paula Mariana of Brazil 1823 1833          
12.46 Princess Francisca Carolina of Brazil 1824 1898 Prince François of Orleans (Prince of Joinville) 1818 1900 See 13.7
12.47 Emperor Pedro II of Brazil 1825 1891 Princess Teresa of Bourbon-Two Sicilies 1822 1889 See 37.5L - Pedro II was Emperor of Brazil from 7 April 1831 until he was deposed on 15 November 1889. He was only 5 years old when his father Pedro I abdicated to return to Portugal to fight for the restoration of his daughter Maria to the throne of Portugal. Regents ruled in his place until July 23, 1840 when it was judged he had reached the age of majority, and he was officially crowned Emperor on July 18, 1841.
An extensive report on the death of Pedro II and his rule in Brazil.
A brief report on the death of Teresa
12.471 Prince Afonso Pedro de Alcântara of Brazil (Prince Imperial of Brazil) 1845 1847          
12.472 Princess Isabel Cristina of Brazil (Princess Imperial of Brazil) 1846 1921 Prince Gaston of Orléans (Count d'Eu) 1842 1922 See 13.41 - Prince Gaston founded the Orleans-Bragança branch. He died on board a ship en-route to Rio de Janeiro, returning to Brazil after more than thirty years in exile to attend the Brazilian centennial exposition. Prince Gaston's sons were not holders of French Royal titles as they were heirs to Emperor Pedro II of Brazil
12.4721 Prince Pedro de Alcântara of Orleans-Bragança (Prince of Grão Pará) 1875 1940 Countess Elizabeth Dobrzensky von Dobrzenicz 1875 1951 Prince Pedro renounced his right to the Imperial Crown of Brazil for himself and descendants on 30 October 1908 on account of his marriage to Elizabeth.
Elizabeth's brother was Count Karl Kunata Kottulinsky (1877-1939) who acquired his surname name Kottulinsky in 1905 by adoption by his Aunt Countess Theodora Kottulinsky, Karl Kunata was the father of Count Jaroslav Kottulinsky (husband of Archduchess Marie Ileana of Austria (Tuscany Line) ).
12.47211 Princess Isabella of Orleans-Bragança 1911 2003 Prince Henri of Orleans (Count of Paris) 1908 1999 See 13.1254 - A brief report on the wedding of Isabella and Henri.
The law of exile which had been in force since 1886 and which banned the Head of the Royal House of France and his heir was finally repealed in 1950. This enabled the Count of Paris and his family to return to France
12.47212 Prince  Pedro Gastão of Orleans-Bragança (Prince of Grão Pará) 1913 2007 Princess Maria de la Esperanza of Bourbon-Two Sicilies 1914 2005 See 37.55427 - A report on the wedding of Prince Pedro Gastão and Princess Maria de la Esperanza, it was said to be like an operetta scene.
12.472121 Prince Pedro Carlos of Orleans-Bragança 1945     Rony Kuhn de Souza 1938 1979 Prince Pedro Carlos is the Head of the Princely line of Orleans-Bragança and is the senior male line by primogeniture to the Imperial Throne of Brazil. Rony Kuhn died two days after the birth of her son Prince Pedro Tiago
12.472121 Prince Pedro Carlos of Orleans-Bragança 1945     Patricia Brascombe 1964 2009  
12.4721211 Prince Pedro Tiago of Orleans-Bragança 1979           Pedro Tiago in 2002 was facing a possible indictment on charges of having stolen and sold a set of antique porcelain dish ware belonging to his aunt Cristina. Roll forward by two years to 2004 and we learn Pedro Tiago was looking for a job to support his ambitions of being a downhill cyclists, apparently at the time he was ranked 11 th in the world.
12.4721212 Prince Filipe of Orleans-Bragança 1982            
12.472122 Princess Maria da Gloria of Orleans-Bragança 1946   Crown Prince Alexander of Yugoslavia 1945   See 7.5411 - Prince Alexander is the present Head of the Royal House of Yugoslavia. He was born in the family suite in Claridges Hotel, London. The British Government had declared the hotel suite to be Yugoslavian territory, this was to meet the requirement of the Yugoslavian Constitution which stipulated that Monarchs had to be born on Yugoslavian territory.
A short report on the wedding of Maria da Gloria and Alexander (scroll to page 15) with some informal photographs of the event.
12.472122 Princess Maria da Gloria of Orleans-Bragança 1946     Ignacio de Medina y Fernández de Córdoba (19 th Duke of Segorbe) 1947   A background on the creation of the Dukes of Segorbe
12.472123 Prince Afonso Duarte of Orleans-Bragança 1948     María Parejo Gurruchaga 1954    
12.472123 Prince Afonso Duarte of Orleans-Bragança 1948     Sylvia Amélia de Hungria Machado 1953   Sylvia Amélia is a sister to Teodoro de Hungria Machado (husband of Princess Maria Gabriela of Orleans-Bragança). Sylvia Amélia is a well known artist of Orchids which can be viewed on her personal Web Site here 
12.472124 Prince Manoel Alvaro of Orleans-Bragança 1949     Margarita Haffner 1945    
12.472125 Princess Cristina Maria do Rosario of Orleans-Bragança 1950   Prince Jan of Sapieha-Rozánski 1935    
12.472125 Princess Cristina Maria do Rosario of Orleans-Bragança 1950     José Carlos Calmon de Brito 1955    
12.472126 Prince Francisco Humberto of Orleans-Bragança 1956     Christina Schmidt Peçanha 1953    
12.472126 Prince Francisco Humberto of Orleans-Bragança 1956     Rita de Cássia Pires 1961    
12.47213 Princess  Maria Francisca of Orleans-Bragança 1914 1968 Infante Duarte Nuño of Portugal (Duke of Bragança) 1907 1976 See 12.72J - In 1950 Portugal abolished the Ban Law, which excluded the Royal Family from the country, allowing Duarte Nuño and his family to return.
A brief report on the wedding of Maria Isabel and Duarte Nuño
12.47214 Prince Joao of Orleans-Bragança 1916 2005   Fatima Scherifa Chirine 1923 1990  
12.47214 Prince Joao of Orleans-Bragança 1916 2005   Tereze de Jesus Cezar Leite 1929    
12.47215 Princess Teresa of Orleans-Bragança 1919 2011   Ernesto Martorell y Caldero 1921 1985 There were vague reports in 1950 that Teresa was an intended wife to Charles Count of Flanders following the end of his Regency of Belgium
12.4722 Prince Luiz of Orleans-Bragança 1878 1920 Princess Maria Pia of Bourbon-Two Sicilies 1878 1973 See 37.5546  
12.47221 Prince Pedro Henriqe of Orleans-Bragança 1909 1981 Princess Maria of Bavaria 1914 2011 See 18.15152
12.472211 Prince Luiz Gastao of Orleans-Bragança 1938           Prince Luiz is the present Head of the Imperial House of Brazil
12.472212 Prince Eudes Maria of Orleans-Bragança 1939     Ana Maria de Moraes e Barros 1945   Prince Eudes renounced his rights of succession to the Brazilian throne for himself and his descendants on 3 June 1966
12.472212 Prince Eudes Maria of Orleans-Bragança 1939     Mercedes Neves da Rocha 1955   Prince Eudes renounced his rights of succession to the Brazilian throne for himself and his descendants on 3 June 1966.
Prince Eudes and Mercedes Neves da Rocha married on 26 March 1976. It looks as if they wanted to spend some time together when in was reported 20 April 1976 that Prince Eudes and his wife and pilot Roland Fletcher had spent four nights sheltering in their Cessna aircraft which had crashed.
12.472213 Prince Bertrand Maria José Pio Januario of Orleans-Bragança 1941            
12.472214 Princess Isabel Maria of Orleans-Bragança 1944            
12.472215 Prince Pedro de Alcântara Henrique of Orleans-Bragança 1945     Maria de Fátima Lacerda Rocha 1952   Prince Pedro renounced his rights of succession to the Brazilian throne for himself and his descendants on 28 December 1972
12.472216 Prince Fernando Diniz of Orleans-Bragança 1948     Maria de Graça Baere de Araújo 1952   Prince Fernando renounced his rights of succession to the Brazilian throne for himself and his descendants on 24 February 1972
12.4722161 Princess Isabel of Orleans-Bragança 1978   Count Alexander zu Stolberg-Stolberg 1974    
12.4722162 Princess Maria of Orleans-Bragança 1982            
12.4722163 Princess Luíza of Orleans-Bragança 1984            
12.472217 Prince Antônio João of Orleans-Bragança 1950   Princess Christine de Ligne 1955   See 34.2264
12.4722171 Prince Pedro Luíz of Orleans-Bragança of Orleans-Bragança 1983 2009         Pedro Luíz of Orleans-Bragança along with all the other 215 passengers and 12 crew members were killed when Air France Flight 447 flight from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, to Paris, crashed into the Atlantic Ocean.
The circumstances leading to the crash.
12.4722172 Princess Amélia Maria de Fátima of Orleans-Bragança 1984     Alexander James Spearman 1984    
12.4722173 Prince Rafael Antonio of Orleans-Bragança 1986            
12.4722174 Princess Maria Gabriela of Orleans-Bragança 1989            
12.472218 Princess Eleonora "Leonor" Maria of Orleans-Bragança 1953   Prince Michael of Ligne (14th Prince of Ligne) 1951   See 34.2261
12.472219 Prince Francisco Maria of Orleans-Bragança 1955     Claudia Regina Godinho 1954   Prince Francisco renounced his rights of succession to the Brazilian throne for himself and his descendants on 11 December 1980
12.47221J Prince Alberto Maria of Orleans-Bragança 1957     Maritza Ribas Bockel 1961   Prince Alberto renounced his rights of succession to the Brazilian throne for himself and his descendants on 11 December 1980
12.47221K Princess Maria Teresa of Orleans-Bragança 1959     Jan Hessel de Jong 1953   Princess Maria Teresa and Princess Maria Gabriela are twins
12.47221L Princess Maria Gabriela of Orleans-Bragança 1959     Teodoro de Hungria Machado 1952   Princess Maria Teresa and Princess Maria Gabriela are twins. Teodoro is a brother to Sylvia Amélia de Hungria Machado (wife of Prince Afonso Duarte of Orleans-Bragança)
12.47222 Prince Luiz Gastão of Orleans-Bragança 1911 1931          
12.47223 Princess Pia Maria of Orleans-Bragança 1913 2000 Count René de Nicolay 1910 1954  
12.4723 Prince Antônio Gastão of Orleans-Bragança 1881 1918         Antônio Gastão died on 29 November 1918 from injuries sustained when the airplane in which he was travelling crash landed in London killing the pilot and fatally injuring him.
Death Registration of Prince Antônio Gastão
12.473 Princess Leopoldina Teresa of Brazil 1847 1871 Prince Ludwig August of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha 1845 1907 See 28.522 - Princess Leopoldina died from typhoid.
A brief report on the death of Leopoldina.
12.474 Prince Pedro Afonso of Brazil (Prince Imperial of Brazil) 1848 1850          
12.48 Princess Maria Amélia of Brazil 1831 1853          
12.5 Infanta Maria Francisca of Portugal 1800 1834 Infant Carlos of Spain (Count of Molina) 1788  1855 Infant Carlos married secondly Infanta Maria Francisca's sister Infanta Maria Teresa. Carlos was a brother to King Fernando VII of Spain , in 1833 Fernando set aside the Salic Law of succession to enable his daughter Isabel to succeed him. Following the death of Fernando, his brother Carlos laid claim to the Spanish throne which led to the Carlist War 1833-1839 and following the defeat of his supporters Carlos was forced to leave the country for France. Carlos and his descendants continued their claim to the Spanish Throne and the Carlist War finally ended in 1876.
Infanta Maria Francisca "Carlist Queen of Spain" died in the Rectory of St Mary's Church, Alverstoke
12.51 Infant Carlos of Spain (Count of Montelimon) 1818 1861 Princess Maria Carolina of Bourbon-Two Sicilies 1820 1861 See 37.5K
12.52 Infant Juan Carlos of Spain (Count de Montizon) 1822 1887 Archduchess Beatrix of Austria-Este (Modena Line) 1824 1906 See 47.54 -
Infant Juan Carlos was a Carlist pretender to the throne of Spain.
Death Registration of Infant Juan Carlos
12.521 Infant Carlos Maria de los Dolores of Spain (Duke of Madrid) 1848 1909 Princess Margherita of Bourbon-Parma 1847 1893 Margherita was an elder sister of Duke Roberto I of Bourbon-Parma (1848-1907)
12.521 Infant Carlos Maria de los Dolores of Spain (Duke of Madrid) 1848 1909 Princess Berthe de Rohan 1860 1945  
12.5211 Infanta Blanca of Spain 1868 1949 Archduke Leopold Salvator of Austria (Tuscany Line) 1863 1931 See 20.382 - Leopold Salvator went into exile following the fall of the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy after the end of the World War 1. He was however allowed to return to Austria in 1931 where he died in Vienna.
12.5212 Infant Jaime of Spain (Duke of Madrid) 1870 1931          
12.5213 Infanta Elvira Maria of Spain 1871 1929         Elvira Maria caused some consternation in her family when in 1897 she eloped with an artist Count Filippo (Philip) Folchi.
This caused her father Infant Carlos of Spain (Duke of Madrid) to withhold the inheritance due from her mother Prince Margherita of Bourbon-Parma. Elvira took her father to court in 1900 to claim her inheritance.
It was reported in February 1898 that Infanta Elvira had a obtained a judicial separation from Count Filippo with him being required to pay 300 francs alimony per month. In fact it was the wife of Count Filippo whom he deserted when he eloped with Princess Elvira that had obtained the judicial separation and 300 francs per month alimony.
An article in 1902 primarily relating to Infanta Elvira's brother Infant Jaime mentioned that Infanta Elvira and Count Filippo were married in 1901.
It was reported in June 1905 that Count Filippo Folchi had been wounded from a gun shot. Although he said it was an accident the authorities were of the thought it was an intended suicide. The report also mentioned that Infanta Elvira and Count Filippo were married some eight years earlier.
Infanta Elvira Maria was arrested and fined in 1906 for slapping the face of a female shop assistant, the report on this incident mentioned Elvira Maria was still living with Count Filippo Folchi
12.5214 Infanta Maria Beatriz of Spain 1874 1961   Fabrizio Massimo (Prince of Roviano and Duke of Anticoli Corrado) 1868 1944  
12.5215 Infanta Maria Alicia of Spain 1876 1975 Prince Friedrich of Schönburg-Waldenburg 1872 1910  
12.5215 Infanta Maria Alicia of Spain 1876 1975   Lino del Prete 1877 1956  
12.522 Infant Alfonso of Spain (Duke of Saint-Jaime) 1849 1936 Infanta Maria das Nieves of Portugal 1852 1941 See 12.71 - Alfonso was knocked down by a military motor car as he stepped off a pavement and died shortly afterwards. His death brought an end to the male Carlist line of Spain.
12.53 Infant Fernando Maria of Spain 1824 1861          
12.6 Infanta Isabel of Portugal 1801 1876          
12.7 King Miguel of Portugal 1802 1866 Princess Adelheid zu Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg 1831 1909  Miguel orchestrated a coup d'etat against his niece Queen Maria II and ruled as King of Portugal 13 June 1828 to 26 May 1834 when Maria II was returned to the throne following a civil war.
Princess Adelheid (Queen of Portugal) in 1895 became a nun at St. Cecilia's Abbey, Solesmes France ( a Benedictine nunnery founded in 1866 by Dom Prosper Guéranger, the restorer of Benedictine life in France) she later moved to the Benedictine Convent of St. Cecilia at Ryde, Isle of Wight where she died.
Three daughters of Duke Roberto I of Bourbon-Parma were also nuns at the Convent of St. Cecilia.
Death Registration of Princess Adelheid (Queen of Portugal)
The New York Times report of the death of Princess Adelheid (Queen of Portugal).
Another report on the death of Princess Adelheid (Queen of Portugal)
12.71 Infanta Maria das Neves of Portugal 1852 1941 Infant  Alfonso of Spain (Duke of Saint-Jaime)   1849 1936 See 12.522
12.72 Infante Miguel of Portugal (Duke of Bragança) 1853 1927 Princess Elisabeth of Thurn and Taxis 1860 1881 See 24.4632 - Elisabeth died of puerperal fever 20 days after the birth of her daughter Infanta Maria Teresa
12.72 Infante Miguel of Portugal (Duke of Bragança) 1853 1927 Princess Marie Therese zu Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg 1870 1935 Infante Miguel renounced his rights to the Throne of Portugal in favour of his son Duarte Nuño on 21 July 1920
12.721 Infante Miguel Maximiliano of Portugal (Duke of Viseu) 1878 1923   Anita Stewart 1886 1977 Infante Miguel renounced his rights to the Throne of Portugal for himself and descendants on 21 July 1920 and died from pneumonia in New York. Anita was created Princess of Bragança by Emperor Franz Joseph of Austria in 1909.
A detailed report on the wedding of Infante Miguel and Anita Stewart .
Miguel was indirectly responsible for the death of Prince Albert of Saxony (1875-1900) younger brother of King Friedrich Augustus III of Saxony. It appears whilst both were travelling from some country house Miguel was "showing off" which caused the wheels of his carriage to hit the wheels of Albert's carriage causing the latter's carriage to overturn. Prince Albert died a few hours later from the injuries sustained in the accident.
12.722 Infante Francisco José of Portugal 1879 1919         Francisco José was taken prisoner in Italy during The First War and died from pneumonia in 1919 as a prisoner of war
12.723 Infanta Maria Teresa of Portugal 1881 1945 Prince Karl Ludwig of Thurn and Taxis 1863 1942  
12.724 Infanta Isabel Maria of Portugal 1894 1970 Prince Franz Joseph of Thurn and Taxis (9th Prince of Thurn and Taxis) 1893 1971 See 24.46341
12.725 Infanta Maria Benedita of Portugal 1896 1971          
12.726 Infanta Mafalda Maria of Portugal 1898 1918          
12.727 Infanta Maria Anna of Portugal 1899 1971 Prince  Karl August of Thurn and Taxis (10th Prince of Thurn and Taxis) 1898 1982 See 24.46343
12.728 Infanta Maria Antónia of Portugal 1903 1973   Ashley Chanler 1905 1994  
12.729 Infanta Filippa Maria of Portugal 1905 1990          
12.72J Infante Duarte Nuño of Portugal (Duke of Bragança 1907 1976 Princess  Maria Francisca of Orleans-Bragança 1914 1968 See 12.47213 - In 1950 Portugal abolished the Ban Law, which excluded the Royal Family from the country, allowing Duarte Nuño and his family to return
12.72J1 Infante Duarte Pio Nuño of Portugal (Duke of Bragança) 1945     Isabel Ines de Castro Curvello de Heredia 1966   Infante Duarte is the present Head of the Royal House of Portugal
12.72J11 Infante Afonso de Santa of Portugal (Prince de Beira) 1996            
12.72J12 Infanta Maria Francisca of Portugal 1997            
12.72J13 Infante Diniz de Santa of Portugal 1999            
12.72J2 Infante Miguel Rafael of Portugal (Duke de Viseu) 1946            
12.72J3 Infante Henrique Nuño of Portugal (Duke de Coimbra) 1949            
12.72K Infanta Maria Adelaide of Portugal 1912 2012   Nicolaas van Uden 1921 1991  
12.73 Infanta Maria Teresa de Imaculada of Portugal 1855 1944 Archduke Karl Ludwig of Austria 1833 1896 See 19.J3
12.74 Infanta Maria José of Portugal 1857 1943 Duke Karl Theodor in Bavaria 1839 1909 See 18.K5
12.75 Infanta Adelgundes de Jesus Maria of Portugal (Duquesa de Guimarães) 1858 1946 Prince Enrico of Bourbon-Parma (Count di Bardi) 1851 1905 Enrico is a brother of Duke Roberto of Bourbon-Parma
12.76 Infanta Maria Ana do Carmo of Portugal 1861 1942 Grand Duke Guillaume IV of Luxemburg 1852 1912 See 34.2
12.77 Infanta Maria Antónia of Portugal 1862 1959 Duke Roberto of Bourbon Parma 1848 1907 See 38
12.8 Infanta Maria da Assunção of Portugal 1805 1834          
12.9 Infanta Ana de Jesus Maria of Portugal 1806 1857 Duke Nuño Jose Severo de Mendoça de Loulé 1804 1875  

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